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# kano - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Two major bomb attacks leave more than 30 dead in two days

The number killed in the attack this evening is unclear at this time.

# kano - Thursday 31 May, 2012

German engineer kidnapped in Nigeria killed

Reports of the killing say it’s unclear if the hostage was killed before or during a failed rescue attempt.

# kano - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Insurgents kill 180 in attacks that rocked Nigerian city

Islamists from the Boko Haram group mounted a deadly series of bomb attacks and shooting sprees across Kano.

# kano - Friday 20 January, 2012

Seven killed as Kano rocked by explosions and gunfire

Several are feared dead as panic descends on the largest city in Nigeria. Radical Islamist sect Boko Haram have claimed responsibility for the latest attack.

# kano - Monday 22 August, 2011

From The42 Chelsea star's father found alive by police Safe

Chelsea star's father found alive by police

Michael Obi, father of Mikel John Obi, was released by his abductors today.

# kano - Saturday 16 April, 2011

Nigeria votes in Africa's biggest presidential election

The incumbent Goodluck Jonathan is seen as the favourite in the poll.

# kano - Friday 10 December, 2010

Pfizer used 'dirty tricks' to avoid Nigerian payout: WikiLeaks cables

The cables reveal that the pharmaceutical giant hired private investigators to unearth evidence of corruption on a Nigerian official in order to halt a case about an alleged unauthorized drug trial.